Cortisone acetate is a white to practically white, odorless, crystalline
powder. It is stable in air. It is insoluble in water. The molecular
weight is 402.49. It is designated chemically as 21-(acetyloxy)-17-
hydroxy-pregn-4-ene-3,11,20-trione. The empirical formula is C23H30O6.
Tablets: Glucocorticoids are adrenocortical steroids, both
naturally occurring and synthetic, which are readily absorbed from
the gastrointestinal tract.
Cortone (Cortisone Acetate) tablets contain 25 mg of cortisone
acetate in each tablet. Inactive ingredients are lactose, magnesium
stearate, and starch.
IM Injection: Cortone sterile suspension is a sterile suspension
containing 50 mg per milliliter of cortisone acetate in an aqueous
medium (pH 5.0 to 7.0). Inactive ingredients per ml: sodium chloride,
9 mg; polysorbate 80, 4 mg; sodium carboxymethylcellulose, 5 mg;
Water for Injection q.s. 1 ml. Benzyl alcohol, 9 mg, added as preservative.
No attempt should be made to alter Cortone Acetate sterile suspension.
Diluting it or mixing it with other substances may affect the state
of suspension or change the rate of absorption and reduce its effectiveness.
CATEGORIES, BRAND NAMES
CATEGORIES: Adrenal Insufficiency; Adrenocortical
Insufficiency; Allergies; Arthritis, Gouty; Arthritis, Osteoarthritis;
Arthritis; Asthma; Berylliosis; Bowel Disease; Bursitis; Choroiditis;
Colitis; Conjunctivitis; Dermatitis Herpetiformis; Dermatitis, Atopic;
Dermatitis; Dermatomyositis; Edema, Laryngeal; Enteritis; Epicondylitis;
Erythema Multiforme; Erythroblastopenia; Hypercalcemia; Inflammation;
Iridocyclitis; Keratitis; Leukemia; Lupus Erythematosus; Lymphoma;
Meningitis; Mycosis Fungoides; Nephrotic Syndrome; Neuritis; Obstruction,
Airway; Pemphigus; Pneumoconiosis; Pneumonitis, Aspiration; Pneumonitis;
Proteinuria; Psoriasis; Purpura; Retinochoroiditis; Rhinitis; Sarcoidosis;
Serum Sickness; Shock; Spondylitis, Ankylosing; Spondylitis; Synovitis,
Osteoarthritis; Synovitis; Tenosynovitis; Thrombocytopenia; Thrombocytopenic
Purpura; Thyroiditis; Trichinosis; Tuberculosis; Ulcer, Corneal;
Ulcerative Colitis; Urticaria; Uveitis; FDA Approved 1951 Nov
BRAND NAMES: Adreson; Altesona; Cortate;
Cortison Ciba; Cortison Nycomed; Cortisone;
Cortisone Acetate; Cortisoni Acetas; Cortistab;
Cortisyl; Cortogen; Cortone; Cortone Acetato;
(Foreign brand names outside U.S. in italics)
COST OF THERAPY: $12.19 (Asthma; Tablet; 25 mg; 1/day;